Shred It Under The Big Sky, Ski Like You’re From Montana
There are plenty of destination ski resorts in Montana. One google search and Big Sky and the like will be on the top of the list. Because of this, when we get into the thick of ski season, you'll see local Montanans heading to the other hills in this great big state of ours. Not only are they, mostly, out of the way for tourists, they're often a bit less expensive to ski and the views are still going to take your breath away. I've got 9 places to turn you on to with a gallery following the article. A big thank you to SkiResort.info for refreshing my memory.
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Discovery Ski Area
Great Divide is about 27 miles from Helena. Chair lifts, rentals, lessons and 3 places to have a bite and a beverage.
Maverick Mountain is about 50 miles out of Dillon. They offer ski lessons, food, drinks, lodging and a HOT SPRINGS.
Montana Snowbowl, or "The Bowl" as locals call it, is about 13 miles from Missoula. Skiers say this hill is more for intermediate and advanced skiers. They offer a rental shop, cafes, a shuttle bus and snow sports programs.